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Yamaha AC3R Acoustic Electric Guitar Review

Last update 6/11/2023 Welcome to our Yamaha AC3R Acoustic Electric Guitar Review. This concert-sized marvel embodies the fusion of vintage aesthetics and cutting-edge engineering that makes for a harmonious blend of quality and tones. With its solid Sitka spruce top and solid rosewood back and sides, this guitar packs a punch of rich, warm tones. Table of contentsWhat I Like About the GuitarSpecs OverviewThe Yamaha AC3R Acoustic Electric Guitar in More DetailTone QualityThe BodyGuitar SetupThe NeckThe TopBack and SidesSoundholeScale LengthSRT2 preamp with saddle pickupAccessoriesProsConsWarrantyConclusionReferences Adding to its allure is Yamaha's innovative A.R.E. (Acoustic Resonance Enhancement) wood torrefaction process, which is [...]

2023-12-06T08:48:17+11:00October 29th, 2023|

Taylor 914ce V-Class Acoustic-Electric Guitar Review

Last update 7/11/2023 In this Taylor 914CE V Class Guitar Review, we dive into the world of acoustic guitars, and I've got a special one on the menu today – the Taylor 914ce. You've probably heard the buzz about this beauty, and I'm here to share my two cents on why it's worth the hype. Table of contentsWhat I Like About the GuitarSpecs OverviewOur Taylor 914ce V-Class Acoustic-Electric Guitar Review, Tone Quality (Tonewoods)The BodyGuitar SetupThe NeckThe TopBack and SidesSoundholeScale LengthStringsTaylor's Expression System 2 (ES2) electronics systemOur Taylor 914ce V-Class Acoustic-Electric Guitar Review AccessoriesHardcase or GigbagProsConsWarrantyMaintenanceConclusion From its elegant design to [...]

2023-12-06T08:47:13+11:00October 28th, 2023|

D’Addario vs. Ernie Ball: The Ultimate Guitar String Showdown

Last update 6/11/2023 So, you're a guitar enthusiast, and you've found yourself at a crossroads. You need to choose between two heavyweight champions of the string world – D'Addario vs. Ernie Ball. Table of contentsGuitar Strings - The Common GroundD'Addario: The Brilliance of ToneErnie Ball: The Bright and Clean SoundChoosing Your Ideal StringsThe History of D'AddarioErnie Ball's JourneyErnie Ball Aluminum Bronze Acoustic Guitar StringsFinding Your Ideal Acoustic Guitar StringsGuitar typesFrequently Asked QuestionsAre Ernie Ball Strings the Best?Why Are D’Addario EXL Strings Good?Which Brand of Guitar Strings Is the Best?Why Are Ernie Ball Strings Good?Why Are Elixir Optiweb Coated Strings Good?Does [...]

2023-12-06T08:45:55+11:00October 27th, 2023|

Seagull S6 Original Guitar Review: An Affordable Acoustic Marvel

Last update 6/11/2023 The Seagull S6 Original guitar is a true gem in the world of acoustics. Born from the innovative minds behind Seagull Guitars, this budget-friendly beauty has captured the hearts of musicians for decades. With its exceptional tonewoods and superb build quality, it's a guitar that brings a taste of the high-end to the masses. In this review, we're going to dive deep into what makes the Seagull S6 Original stand out. Table of contentsWhat I Like About the GuitarSpecs OverviewTone Quality (Tonewoods)The BodyGuitar SetupThe NeckThe TopBack and SidesSoundholeScale LengthStringsAccessoriesHardcase or GigbagProsConsWarrantyMaintenanceConclusion What I Like About the Guitar [...]

2023-12-06T08:44:10+11:00October 27th, 2023|

The Martin D-28 Guitar: A Timeless Classic Reimagined

Last update 7/11/2023 Today, I'm thrilled to introduce you to the iconic Martin D-28 guitar, a true legend in the world of acoustics. This instrument has stood the test of time since its inception in the 1930s, and its understated elegance has earned it a place of reverence among guitar enthusiasts. It is always a pleasure to review a guitar that oozes reverence, like the Martin D-28, it's a guitar that is hard to dislike. While it may not boast the flamboyant adornments of some other high-end acoustic guitars, the Martin D-28's charm lies in its simplicity and timeless appeal. [...]

2023-12-06T08:42:03+11:00October 26th, 2023|

Taylor K62ce Review

Last update 7/11/2023 This Taylor K62ce guitar review is for a limited-edition instrument from Taylor guitars that is sure to turn heads. With its all-koa construction, V-class bracing, and ES2 electronics, the K62ce is a visually stunning and sonically superb acoustic guitar. Table of contentsWhat I like about the GuitarThe Koa tonewoodTone Quality (Tonewoods)The bodyGuitar setupThe neckThe topBack and sidesSoundholeScale LengthStringsSpecificationsHardcaseThe verdictProsConsWarrantyMaintenanceConclusionAdditional thoughts What I like about the Guitar There is so much to like about the Taylor K62ce. Here are just a few of the things that I love. The Koa tonewood Koa is a truly beautiful, versatile tonewood [...]

2023-12-06T08:26:56+11:00October 24th, 2023|

Cordoba C10 CD Review

Last Update 10/11/2023 If you are a classical guitarist searching for a great classical guitar, we say look no further than the Cordoba C10 CD Classical Guitar. The (C10 CD ) is a highly regarded classical guitar known for its superb craftsmanship, rich tone, and excellent playability. It is a favorite among players at all skill levels. This top-notch instrument combines exquisite craftsmanship, superb tonal quality, and rich resonance, making for a great playing experience. Table of contentsAn overviewFeatures and specifications of the Cordoba C10 CD Classical GuitarThe sound quality and tone of the Cordoba C10 CD Classical GuitarConstruction and [...]

2023-12-06T08:24:39+11:00October 23rd, 2023|

Acoustic Guitar Basics – Which is Best for You?

Last update 6/12/2023 Our acoustic guitar basics guide will provide you with all the information you need to make an informed buying decision when choosing the best acoustic guitar for you. This guide is intended for anyone new to acoustic guitars, including beginners. Much of the information will serve you well for guitars other than acoustics. Acoustic Guitar Basics Table of contentsAcoustic Guitar BasicsAcoustic Guitar Basics - What makes an acoustic guitar great?Sound QualityBuild QualityPlayabilityYour BudgetAcoustic Guitar Basics- Your Playing StyleCommon playing styles for acoustic guitar.Are you seeking a specific tone?Do you plan to sing and play the guitar?Playing in [...]

2023-12-06T08:23:35+11:00October 7th, 2023|

Guitar Tones | Quack and Twang

Last update 6/11/2023 Quack and twang are two distinct guitar tones that are often associated with certain genres of music, such as country and rock. However, they are also versatile sounds that can be used in a variety of musical contexts. Table of contentsTwangQuackThe connection between quack and twangHow to achieve quack and twangTips for achieving quack and twangExperimentation is key Twang Twang is a bright, percussive sound that is produced by plucking the strings close to the bridge. It is often associated with Telecaster guitars, which have single-coil pickups that are well-suited for producing twang. Twang can also be [...]

2023-12-06T08:19:51+11:00September 18th, 2023|

The Epiphone Casino Review 2023 – Is It Worth the Hype?

Last update 13/11/2023 Io, this our Epiphone Casino review, we ask it still worth the hype? Stay tuned as we dive deep into its features, sound, and performance; we shall then consider if it's worth the investment. Table of contentsEpiphone Casino ReviewHistory and Significance of the Epiphone CasinoLet's take a closer look at some of its key specificationsEpiphone Casino Review - The Body's Back and SidesNeckPickupsTonesHardwareThe Strings (Gauge)The FinishSpecificationsRecommended accessoriesGig Bag or Hard CasePros and cons of the Epiphone CasinoPros:Cons:WarrantyMaintenance and care tips for the Epiphone CasinoEpiphone Casino Review ConclusionReferences Straight out of the gate, this guitar offers incredible value [...]

2023-12-06T08:18:24+11:00August 22nd, 2023|

Music Man Sterling Bass Review -Our Thoughts

Last update 13/11/2023 If you are in the market for top-of-the-line bass, here's one worthy of consideration—everything you need to know in our  Music Man Sterling Bass review. Table of contentsHistory and Background of Music Man Sterling BassKey Features and Specifications SpecificationsSound and Tone PickupsPlayability and Comfort Pros and Cons of the Music Man Sterling Bass Electric Bass 2023ConclusionReferences History and Background of Music Man Sterling Bass In the 1970s, Leo Fender, Forest White, and Tom Walker founded Music Man. This iconic brand quickly gained recognition for its innovative designs and high-quality instruments.  The Sterling Bass, introduced in 1985, was a significant addition to [...]

2023-12-06T08:17:28+11:00August 19th, 2023|

Fender American Elite Jazz Bass Review 2023

Fender American Elite Jazz Bass Review: Unleashing the Ultimate Artistry in Your Hands Last update 13/11/2023 The Fender American Elite Jazz Bass is a great bass that wants more than mediocre bass. This bass is worth consideration for any genre: jazz, funk, rock, and even metal. This bass guitar will have you covered. Its tonal range and seamless playability is outstanding. Fender American Elite Jazz Bass review What I Like about the Guitar One of the standout features of the Fender American Elite Jazz Bass is its impeccable craftsmanship. That will be evident from the moment you first lay eyes [...]

2023-12-06T08:16:38+11:00July 31st, 2023|
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